Deadline reports that Scott Eastwood ("The Longest Ride," "Suicide Squad") has joined the cast of "Fast 8," the latest installment of the action film franchise.
Eastwood confirmed the news on Twitter--will most likely play a new teammate on of Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and the protege of Kurt Russell’s federal agent, who will be reprising his role from Furious 7 as well..that's not been confirmed. Plot details are under wraps.
Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez are set to return in their familiar "Fast" roles. Charlize Theron and Kristofer Hivju are playing the villains
F. Gary Gray takes the helm of the new film this Summer using
Chris Morgan's script
Production is set to roll in New York, Iceland and Cuba to meet an April 14th release next year.